Architecture for Humanity - SF
Tuesday, February 03, 2004
This study, which compares the cost of housing mentally ill homeless persons and expenditures managing them on the streets, has helped Columbus to frontier new efforts to house the chronic homeless for just a $1000 more annually per person.
Meanwhile Berkeley Mayor proposes United Front for Problem of Homelessness, hoping to help secure federal funds for a solid 10 year plan to fight homelessness. Can Mayor Newsom rally a broad base of support and a plan for a 'supportive housing boom'? Though some say there are still plenty of resources available if we focus on existing renovation projects.
Here are some more EXCELLENT LINKS TO HOMELESS DISCUSSION:
Homeless & Disabled in Alabama (blog)
Vermont Homeless Journal – Essays
Williamsburg's Homeless & Indigent Blog
Norsehorse's Home Turf (blog)